Flies, 1, 2, to be found around Torphins Wood, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Tipulidae, crane fly, daddy long legs, leatherjacket.

Tipulidae, daddy-long-legs, crane fly, adult

The larvae (leatherjackets) are found in the soil, rotting wood, bogs, other moist habitats, and some are aquatic. The adults are found in most habitats and are strongly attracted to light.

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Tipulid larva, daddy long legs, crane fly

Calliphora vomitoria, common bluebottle

Calliphora vomitoria, common bluebottle

Calliphoridae larva, blowfly larva

Blow fly pupa

Found everywhere throughout the year.

Adults 10 - 12 mm long

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Musca domestica, common house fly

Musca domestica, common house fly larva

Larvae found in manure or rotting refuse, adult found everywhere throughout the year.

Fully grown larva 10 - 12 mm long, adult 3 - 12 mm long.

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Mesembrina meridiana

Mesembrina meridiana

Mesembrina meridiana head

Common on walls and umberlliferous flowers from Early spring to late autumn.

Adult 10 - 12 mm long.

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